Students take note, the date for the Secondary Entrance Assessment exam has been changed.
Those writing SEA from 2019 will sit the exam earlier in the year. according to the education minister, the exam will now take place in March instead of May.
In announcing the decision, the ministry explained its reasons for the move.
But TTUTA and the NPTA say they are shocked by the move.
Reporter Ria Rambally has more.